Manfrotto 290 Series Foldable Three-Way Head

January 9, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories, CES 2013 | 2 Comments |
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At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Manfrotto Distribution has announced the new 290 Foldable Three-Way Head. Lightweight and durable, this new head allows for precise framing, and packs easily thanks to the addition of foldable handles, leaving space for more equipment in your gear-bag. The Manfrotto 290 Series Foldable Three-Way Head can be purchased on its own or bundled with one of three Manfrotto 290 Series tripods - the 290 aluminium tripod, the 293 carbon-fibre tripod or the 293 aluminium tripod. “We are thrilled to debut innovative photography solutions that deliver on our brand’s reputation for excellent quality and versatility,” said Jodi Palm, category manager, photo supports. “Our new 290 foldable three-way head is durable and light-weight, while delivering easy and precise framing capability. Additionally, we’re excited to showcase the full 290 series carbon fiber lineup.”

Manfrotto Press Release

MANFROTTO DEBUTS NEW 290 SERIES FOLDABLE THREE-WAY HEAD AT CES

Demos of Full 290 Series Carbon Fiber Lineup Round out Lineup

Las Vegas, N.V. (January 7, 2013) – At the Consumer Electronics Show, Manfrotto Distribution, world leader in the equipment and accessories industry for photography and imaging, has announced the new 290 Foldable Three-Way Head.  It is also featuring its full lineup of Carbon Fiber tripod models and panoramic heads.

“We are thrilled to debut innovative photography solutions that deliver on our brand’s reputation for excellent quality and versatility,” said Jodi Palm, category manager, photo supports. “Our new 290 foldable three-way head is durable and light-weight, while delivering easy and precise framing capability. Additionally, we’re excited to showcase the full 290 series carbon fiber lineup.”

New 290 Series Foldable Three-Way Head and Full 290 Carbon Fiber Lineup
Manfrotto is announcing a new addition to the 290 Series lineup: a foldable three-way head.  The head has three new kits built around it.  It is designed to be precise and accurate, yet compact and lightweight. 

Key features include:
Easily packs and leaves space for more equipment, due to addition of foldable handles
Lightweight and durable, made from high quality polymer, ADAPTO
Allows for precise framing, meaning less time spent in post-production

The three-way head comes in four models:
MH293D3-Q2 3-way photo head with compact foldable handles
MK293A3-D3Q2 Kit: 290 aluminum tripod (3S) + 3-way head with foldable handles
MK293A4-D3Q2 Kit: 293 aluminum tripod (4S) + 3-way head with foldable handles
MK293C4-D3Q2 Kit: 293 carbon tripod (4S) + 3-way head with foldable handles

Designed to help amateur photographers move to the next level, the carbon tripods are lighter, and more durable than previous models. They also have interchangeable heads and can be adapted for shooting a variety of genres.

Key 290 series features include:
Carbon tubing, adjustable leg levers, interchangeable heads
Transportable, without any sacrifice in stability
Durable and built for heavy-duty use, without any reduction in strength or performance over time

For more information, visit http://www.manfrotto.us.

About Manfrotto Distribution
Manfrotto Distribution, Inc. is a leading distributor of key accessories brands for the photographic, video, cine and lighting production markets. Manfrotto Distribution is an international company within the Imaging Division of the Vitec Group, which owns the following leading international brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, Kata, Avenger and Lastolite. As the U.S. distributor of National Geographic, Metz, Gossen, Elinchrom, and Rotatrim, which are available nationwide through an extensive network of authorized dealers, Manfrotto Distribution offers the most complete range of exceptional camera and lighting accessories in the business. The Manfrotto Distribution international network covers the U.S., Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Hong Kong, China and Japan. http://www.manfrottodistribution.us.



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#1 Christy Harper

Cool tripod! Thanks for sharing :)

1:12 am - Wednesday, January 9, 2013

#2 Vivian Becnel

This is a very nice tri-pod. Alluminum are great materials as i have known. They're durable and sustainable too.

2:02 am - Thursday, January 10, 2013